They cried that the gun culture is out-of-control, and I let ‘em have it.
This article at New Haven Register rants on gun ownership, doesn’t have an author’s name (at least not when I went there), had poorly-sourced statistics and what sounded like the idiocy that usually comes from the left.
Nine more Connecticut families now have to feel the devastation of gun violence in the workplace. A worker at Hartford Distributors went on a rampage, killing eight fellow employees and himself.
Our society has come to accept these shootings almost as normal events. Instead, we should ask: “Is this the culture we want?”
The gun culture has been energized by a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming the right of an individual to possess guns in their home for protection. But, let us not forget that every year in this country, guns kill more than 30,000 people
So I commented – and so should you.
Typical progressive tripe, the author knew it and therefor hid their identity.
What about defensive gun use and the lives that might save? There’s a number out there that says that 40,000 lives were saved by lawful gun owners last year.
So using two unsourced stats together (because two wrongs somehow make a right), the net is that guns resulted in 10,000 more people breathing today than otherwise might have been.
In ObamaSpeak, that’s 10,000 lives created or saved.